The foreign Ministry reported the deaths of Russian troops in Syria

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In Syria, tragically died the Russian and Turkish military experts, reported on the website of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia.

the Exact date, the number of victims and the circumstances of their death are not specified. We only know that it happened in the second half of January.

the foreign Ministry stressed that at this time the military has tried to enter in Iglinsky area of de-escalation in the North of Syria “regime of silence”, however, “the terrorists not only reduced its military activity, but rather have increased attack.” As a result, over the last two weeks they have made over a thousand attacks.

the foreign Ministry stressed that hundreds of Syrian soldiers and civilians were killed or wounded outside the zone of de-escalation. The foreign Ministry also added that the terrorists do not stop attempts to attack the Russian airbase “Hamim” with the use of armed drones.

Earlier Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In the conversation, the presidents discussed the situation in Syria. Both leaders expressed concern about the aggravation of the situation in Iglinsky area of de-escalation. At the same time, Putin drew attention to the Turkish colleagues for a sharp increase in terrorist activity. According to the President of the Russian Federation, militant attacks were accompanied by numerous victims among the civilian population.

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